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Servant Leader and Protector

Executive Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police Bruce Burt arrived in Dayton in 1977 thinking it would be the first stop of his career. Instead, it was his only stop, and it turned into two careers. Burt will retire in February from the University after 14 years of service, capping a 39-year police career.

Creating Futures

The Princeton Review listed the University of Dayton among the best schools in the nation for undergraduate academics and experiential learning in its new book Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers by Going Beyond the Classroom.